The COVID-19 response effort presented unique challenges for San Antonio/Bexar County and the community pulled together quickly to activate plans to help people experiencing and at-risk of homelessness.
The South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless has launched a pilot project, aiming to help people experiencing homelessness immediately connect to permanent housing in San Antonio and Bexar County.
City Council members directed City of San Antonio staff to pursue several ways to help lift area residents out of poverty following the increase in the area’s poverty rate and the Status of Poverty Report city officials recently produced in response.
A special project on economic segregation in San Antonio. This is part of a series of weekly stories by the Rivard Report exploring economic segregation in San Antonio, the barriers to overcome it, and potential ways forward.
The City of San Antonio will host five forums over the next weeks to collect community input for the City’s first-ever Homeless Strategic Plan. The plan is being developed by SARAH and Homebase - a consultant hired by the City.
"The South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless has received nearly $6.8 million in grant money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development but securing the funding is just the start of the task at hand."
"The South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless (SARAH), an organization that supports agencies across the city and county to end homelessness, is leading the annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count for San Antonio and Bexar county from 5 p.m. to midnight..."
"About 400 volunteers will take to streets of San Antonio and Bexar County Thursday night. They’re going to be taking part in the South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless annual Homeless Point-in-Time Count..."